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First Lady Plants White House Garden for Spring

By Darlene Superville | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
Spring has sprung at the White House and soon the vegetables will, too. With lots of helping hands on Wednesday, Michelle Obama replanted her fruit and vegetable garden on the South Lawn.

Michelle Obama: Cooking at Home Has Its Advantages

By Darlene Superville | Sunday Mar 16, 2014
Michelle Obama said Friday that a new focus of her anti-childhood obesity effort will be to help people cook more of their meals at home because they’re healthier.

Sodexo Food Service Company Pledges Better Meals

By Darlene Superville | Saturday Mar 15, 2014
One of the nation’s largest food service companies, Sodexo, is making a series of changes in support of Michelle Obama’s anti-childhood obesity initiative.

White House Praises Gay Mo. Player’s Announcement

By Jim Kuhnhenn | Monday Feb 10, 2014
The White House is applauding a University of Missouri football player’s decision to announce that he is gay, with President Barack Obama’s spokesman, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden all portraying him as an inspirational athlete.

Michelle Obama Tweets on Michael Sam’s Coming Out

Monday Feb 10, 2014
Michelle Obama says a gay University of Missouri football player is "an inspiration to all of us."

Subway Joins First Lady’s Healthy Eating Effort

By Darlene Superville | Monday Jan 27, 2014
Michelle Obama has a new partner in her campaign to get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. The Subway sandwich chain will spend $41 million over three years to encourage them to eat more food that doesn’t come from a box.

Michelle Obama Unveils White House Decor

By Darlene Superville | Thursday Dec 5, 2013
The White House opens its doors once again to celebrate the festive holiday season. Michelle Obama, who has emphasized support for military families, gave some of them a first look at the decked-out White House halls on Wednesday.

Obama Lauds Hawaiian Lawmakers for Approving Gay Marriage Bill

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Nov 13, 2013
In a recent statement released by the White House, President Barack Obama applauded Hawaii’s lawmakers for approving a bill that grants equal marriage rights to same-sex couples

First Lady Hosts "Dinner" for Top Junior Chefs

By Darlene Superville | Friday Jul 12, 2013
The President and First lady hosted a three-course meal for a select group of 8- to 12-year-olds to celebrate their culinary creations.

Michelle Obama Heckled by Gay Rights Activist at DNC Fundraiser

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Jun 5, 2013
A woman representing the LGBT rights group GetEQUAL was escorted out of a private fundraising event in Washington, D.C. last night after heckling a speech given by First Lady, Michelle Obama.